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2023 IYNA Annual Ideathon

In Collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association

DATE CHANGED: March 12-19, 2023

 

The IYNA Annual Ideathon is a virtual, week-long competition from March 12-19 2023 for high school and undergraduate students interested in neuroscience. In teams of 2-4, participants will develop a proposal for a basic or clinical research project that tackles a real-world problem in neuroscience. The theme for the 2023 IYNA Annual Ideathon, in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, is neurodegeneration, and the prompt for the competition will be released on January 1st. The competition is accompanied by training sessions, events, and interaction with experts in the field of neurodegeneration. Registration will reopen on January 15th and close on February 25th. A maximum of 1,000 participants will be accepted.

 

Winners receive a consultation with a professional on pursuing their research project.

 

Please email ideathon@youthneuro.org with any questions.

Schedule of Events

Collaborate with like-minded peers and interact with professionals in neuroscience in this premier, week-long competition.

Sunday, March 12th

Opening Ceremony & Prompt Released

8:00am EDT, 8:00pm EDT

(attend one)

Monday, March 13th

Training Sessions: Part 1

8:00am EDT, 8:00pm EDT

(attend one)

Tuesday, March 14th

Training Sessions: Part 2

8:00am EDT, 8:00pm EDT

(attend one)

Wednesday, March 15th

Case Studies in Neurodegeneration Event

8:00am EDT, 8:00pm EDT

(attend one)

Thursday, March 16th

Panel Q&A with Researchers

8:00am EDT, 8:00pm EDT

(attend one)

Friday, March 17th

Independent Work Day

Work with your team members on your project

Saturday, March 18th

Independent Work Day

Work with your team members on your project

Sunday, March 19th

Judging

Sign-up for 2 judging 10-minute sessions

Top 10 teams in each category will sign up for an addition 30-minute session

8:00am-7:00pm EDT

Closing Ceremony

8:00pm EDT

Registration

Registration reopens on January 15th and closes on February 25th.

Duration

The IYNA Ideathon is a week-long workshop from March 12th - 19th, 2023.
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